Javier Colmen is a Film, TV and Video Game composer from Madrid (Spain). He developed his musicality during his early teens, singing and composing in local rock bands in his hometown. He earned a double major in Math & Computer Engineering and started working as a data scientist in a multinational company.
At the age of 24, he moved to São Paulo (Brazil) to collaborate in several statistical projects where he also fell in love with Jazz and Brazilian music. After a period of reflection, he finally decided to pursue his musical dream and left his day job to fully dedicate himself to his music. He earned a scholarship in Souza Lima Conservatorio de Musica, where he studied with renowned musicians in the Brazilian scene like Daniel D'Alcantara, Rodrigo Ursaia, Cynthia Borgani, Victor D'Alcantara among others.
In 2016 he received another scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he studied a double major in Film Scoring & Voice Performance with a minor in Video Game Scoring achieving Summa Cum Laude honors. During his years at Berklee, he received several scholarships and awards like the Alf Clausen Award 2018, given by the Film Scoring Department at Berklee, for his outstanding achievements in composition. Other highlights include performances with international artists like Fernando Manzanero and singing in the Boston Symphony Hall as a member of the choir for the Symphony of The Lord Of The Rings in front of more than 1000 people, including the composer Howard Shore.
After graduating in 2018, he finally moved to Los Angeles where he has been writing music for short films, video games, and collaborating with other composers and producers as well.